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Manzanilla Tanacetum parthenium

Other Common Name(s):

Other plants called Manzanilla:

Previously known as:

  • Chrysanthemum parthenium
  • Matricaria parthenium
Phonetic Spelling
tan-ah-SAY-tum par-THEN-ee-um
Description

Grows in moist but well drained organic soil, full sun. in full sun.  Plants themselves can be short-lived, but self-seed aggressively.  Dead-heading spent flowers after bloom will help to control self-seeding.  Plant in naturalized areas, cottage gardens, rock gardens, and borders.

Insects, Diseases, and Other Plant Problems: Spider mites can be a problem in some areas. 

 

 

 

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Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#weedy#cottage garden#edible landscaping#naturalizes#rock gardens#borders#self-seeding#edible garden#problem for cats#problem for dogs#problem for horses
 
Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#weedy#cottage garden#edible landscaping#naturalizes#rock gardens#borders#self-seeding#edible garden#problem for cats#problem for dogs#problem for horses
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Tanacetum
    Species:
    parthenium
    Family:
    Asteraceae
    Uses (Ethnobotany):
    Is used as a medicine and to make crafts.
    Life Cycle:
    Perennial
    Recommended Propagation Strategy:
    Division
    Seed
    Country Or Region Of Origin:
    Eastern Europe to Kashmir
    Edibility:
    Edible leaves can make tea.
    Dimensions:
    Height: 1 ft. 0 in. - 4 ft. 0 in.
    Width: 1 ft. 0 in. - 1 ft. 6 in.
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Edible
    Herb
    Habit/Form:
    Clumping
    Mounding
    Growth Rate:
    Rapid
    Maintenance:
    Low
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Light:
    Full sun (6 or more hours of direct sunlight a day)
    Soil Texture:
    High Organic Matter
    Soil Drainage:
    Good Drainage
    Available Space To Plant:
    Less than 12 inches
    12 inches-3 feet
    USDA Plant Hardiness Zone:
    5b, 5a, 6b, 6a, 7b, 7a, 8b, 8a
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    Gold/Yellow
    White
    Flower Value To Gardener:
    Showy
    Flower Bloom Time:
    Summer
    Flower Size:
    < 1 inch
    Flower Description:
    3/4” flowers with white petals and yellow center disks.
  • Leaves:
    Leaf Color:
    Green
    Leaf Value To Gardener:
    Fragrant
    Leaf Type:
    Compound (Pinnately , Bipinnately, Palmately)
    Leaf Margin:
    Dentate
    Hairs Present:
    Yes
    Leaf Length:
    1-3 inches
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
  • Landscape:
    Landscape Location:
    Naturalized Area
    Rock Wall
    Landscape Theme:
    Cottage Garden
    Rock Garden
    Design Feature:
    Border
    Mass Planting
    Problems:
    Problem for Cats
    Problem for Dogs
    Problem for Horses
    Weedy